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Zita the Spacegirl

Book One, Far From Home
Hatke, Ben (Book - 2010 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Zita the Spacegirl


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When young Zita discovers a device that opens a portal to another place, and her best friend is abducted, she is compelled to set out on a strange journey from star to star in order to get back home.
Authors: Hatke, Ben
Title: Zita the spacegirl
Book one, Far from home
Publisher: New York :, First Second,, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 182, [1] p. :,chiefly col. ill. ;,22 cm
Summary: When young Zita discovers a device that opens a portal to another place, and her best friend is abducted, she is compelled to set out on a strange journey from star to star in order to get back home.
Alternate Title: Far from home
ISBN: 1596434465
9781596434462
1596436956
9781596436954
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 Ha
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Report This Mar 19, 2013
  • hollyheartsYA rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love this graphic novel series! Zita is super awesome! All kids should definitely read this tale of friendship, adventure and what it means to be a superhero. Plus the art is A++++! So beautiful! Can't wait for the next installment!

Report This Dec 03, 2012
  • scheung88 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

WOW!Zita the spacegirl was one of my top favourites and the characters: Zita,Piper,Joseph, Mouse,Strong-Strong, One,and Robot RAndy are such great characters! I cant belive Ben could do so much great stories & illistrations!I hope his next book I read from him I want another great adventure like Zita The Spacegirl's Book!And another comment is that I wish I could find the 2nd book for Zita The Spacegirl!I also want all of the same characters in the 2nd book!The 1st characters in "far from home" (book 1) to all be in there, and for a few new characters!Thanks for the AWESOMENESS of that book Ben!From:scheung88

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  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Yup. It’s fun. Fun is good. With any luck there will be more in the series too, so those of you who live in fear that the books will just end without reaching their natural conclusion will have to hope that Hatke will not leave you disappointed (I watched too many episodes of the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon as a kid so I know that particular brand of disappointment). Still, if you have to take it on its own, Zita makes a pretty good series title on its own. This is definitely something you can hand to your kids, boys and girls alike, secure in the knowledge that they’ll take a lot of enjoyment out of the experience. A sweet tale.

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  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Here are some basic rules governing meteoroids. Should you happen to find one in a field and should it happen to contain a device with a big red button, do NOT press that button! It would have been useful for Zita to take that advice when she found the meteoroid and device with her friend Joseph. Needless to say, a button was pushed. After creating an inadvertent rift in space, Joseph is pulled through the hole by a set of furry tentacles. Zita, daunted but intrepid, follows. Her mission? To find Joseph, wherever he might be, and bring him home. Along the way she befriends a host of strange characters like One, the battle orb with self-esteem issues, and Mouse (real name Pizzicato) a large rodent who prefers to communicate with short printed notes. Along with a couple others, Zita sets out to fulfill her mission. What she may find, however, is that while she wins her temporary battles, she may end up losing the war.

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Report This Jun 06, 2012
  • quagga rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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